Free things to do in Miami

Free spoken word event with teens

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Miami’s Tigertail Productions WordSpeak teen spoken word team will be representing the 305 later this year at the national competition in Atlanta. But before they take the stage there, they’ll be hosting a free performance on Thursday, July 2, at 7 p.m. at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach. Admission […]

Free workshops at local libraries

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The Miami-Dade Public Library System aims to keep children and teens engaged and learning during the summer with a variety of hands-on educational workshops throughout June and July. Workshops are limited to a certain number of participants; click on link for each individual library to check availability. Here are the scheduled free workshops: Sculpt Your Own Superhero. Local […]

Free Three Sundays summer concert series

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The organization Music in Miami is hosting a series of concerts in July and August showcasing the best of classical music at Trinity Cathedral for a trio of free performances all beginning at 6 p.m. The concerts are: Sunday, July 5: string program featuring Vivaldi’s Four Seasons with violin soloist Adam Diderrich. Sunday, July 26: Music in […]

Free outdoor jazz at MOCA

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The last Friday of the month brings a free concert and free admission at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125 St., North Miami. The museum is open by donation from 7 to 10 p.m. during this event. (Admission is always free for children under 12, North Miami residents and city employees.) Plus, there is plenty of free […]

Free Big Night in Little Haiti

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Big Night in Little Haiti takes place on the third Friday of the month, with children’s activities as well as artists, arts and crafts and food vendors from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. There is free admission and free parking. The June 19 event will include a celebration of Fete de la Musique. The headliner will […]

Free YouthSpark summer camps at Microsoft Stores

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Microsoft Stores at Aventura and Dadeland Malls are hosting free YouthSpark daily summer camps for free throughout June. RSVP is required for each one and they do fill up fast. Children ages 8-10 can take beginner and kids ages 11-16 can take intermediate classes in Smart Game Design and Smart Game Coding. In the beginner classes they […]

Free concert of new music

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Kendall Sound Art, which performs new music, presents a free concert at the West Kendall Regional Public Library on the second Saturday of the month. Catalina Von Wrangell is the featured composer on Saturday, June 13. The concert begins at 3 p.m. The West Kendall Regional Public Library is at 10201 Hammocks Blvd., Miami, Florida 33196.